09 December 2019

Robert Bielat Memorial Scholarship Fund

Robert Bielat Memorial Scholarship Fund

Many of our members have family that work for other institutions of higher education, this is being shared in that context.  Please donate if you are able.

The Robert Bielat Memorial Scholarship Fund at Schoolcraft College was established to help students taking classes in Ceramics, Sculpture or 3D design, by providing a $250 unrestricted scholarship each semester.

You can make checks payable to Schoolcraft College Foundation, include a note the gift is for the Robert Bielat Memorial Scholarship Fund. You can send to Schoolcraft College Foundation, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152-9900

Or give online at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=d1a801  --  select Other Designation and enter Robert Bielat Memorial Scholarship Fund.

A brief description of the scholarship is online:   
The Robert Bielat Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Veronica Bielat to recognize the commitment to Schoolcraft College students and fine art education by Robert Bielat, a professor of Ceramics & Sculpture at Schoolcraft College from 1998 to 2015. Mr. Bielat was a dedicated educator and accomplished regional sculptor who passed away in December 2018. This scholarship is reserved for students taking classes in ceramics, sculpture or 3D Design. 

23 September 2019

UAW Solidarity Strike Support This Week

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Hello AAUP-AFT Members,

Most of you are likely to know that 39,000 UAW members are striking GM, who are bringing in strike-breakers in different areas and it looks like it will be a prolonged struggle.  Members to participate how you can.  Find a picket line close to you @ Go.AFLCIO.org/UAWstrike, attend the Thursday event (a member sent info to the Union office) and see below the graphic about donation drop-off sites.

Thursday, September 26, 6 pm  Strike Solidarity Support action at Detroit-Hamtramck main gate (2500 East Grand Blvd Detroit, MI 48221 - map). 
Organized by Jobs With Justice & Detroit DSA (WSU YDSA is coming). (facebook)

  • Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 24, 7am-7pm in front of the RenCen. (facebook)
  • Wednesday, September 25, 10:30 am w/ Bernie Sanders at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly (facebook)


Below are the locations where we can show our support by donating pantry items, perishables, & toiletries. 
  UAW Local 22
  4300 Michigan Ave.
  Detroit MI 48210
  (313) 897-8850
  Office hours M-F 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  UAW Local 909
  5587 Stephens Rd
  Warren Mi 48091
  (586) 759-4320
  Office hours M-F 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  UAW Region 1 office 27800 George Merrelli Dr. Warren, MI 48092 

or drop off supplies at the Union office and let mdilley@aaupaft.org know to pick up a yard sign for you!

Solidarity, AAUP-AFT Local 6075
AAUP-AFT Local 6075 members standing together
for equity, justice, and shared governance in
support of the University and the students we serve.